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MOC On-Demand: 20778-Analyzing Data with Power BI Course Outline

 (3 days)

*** Note: This is an On-Demand Self Study Class, 3-days of content, $995 ***
You can take this class at any time; there are no set dates. It covers the same content as the 3-day instructor-led class of the same name. The cost for this MOC On-Demand class is $995. (Microsoft Enterprise customers paying with Software Assurance Vouchers, see SATV Payment note below.) In all cases, customers must call us directly to purchase this class at 800-288-8221.

MOC On-Demand Learner Profiles
MOC On-Demand is a self-study training solution that was designed for two types of learners. First, MOC On-Demand is a great fit for experienced IT professionals who don't need a traditional 5-day class to upgrade their existing skills. They can pick and choose topics to make the most effective use of their time. Second, MOC On-Demand is perfect for highly-motivated individuals who are new to a technology and need to space their learning over a period of weeks or months. These learners can take their time and repeat sections as needed until they master the new concepts.

About MOC On-Demand
Our MOC On-Demand classes are self-study courses with 30 to 40 hours of content. They include hours of videos, hands-on labs using the actual software, and knowledge checks and were created by Microsoft to mirror the content found in the traditional live instructor-led version of this course. Those features are all part of the standard MOC On-Demand training. But don't settle for the standard MOC On-Demand class! Check out the "ONLC Extras" that you get when purchasing this course from us.

ONLC Extras
ONLC Training Centers bundles in valuable extras with our MOC On-Demand Courses. These items are not available from other training companies.
Courseware After the Course. Get the digital courseware that is used in the live, instructor-led version of this class. While the MOC On-Demand access goes away after 90 days, you will have access to the "extra" digital courseware for an unlimited period of time.
24/7 Online Support. You will be able to chat online with a content matter expert while you are taking your MOC On-Demand class. And, with your permission, the expert can even take over your computer to provide with assistance with your labs.

Optional Add-Ons
These add-ons are available exclusively by ONLC Training Centers and are offered to you at an additional cost.
90-Day Extension, $300. Need more time? Get another 90 days of access to your MOC On-Demand class, complete with labs, videos and knowledge checks.
Certification Pak, $150. Interested in obtaining certification? Get a Transcender practice exam and a Microsoft exam voucher at this reduced price.
ILT Listener, $250. Want to listen in and follow along with a live Instructor-Led Training (ILT) class? We offer this option for individuals on a limited budget who have time during the day to hear a live class in progress. ILT Listeners have access to their online support chat expert during the class but they do not have direct access to the live instructor.
ILT Participant, $ Varies. You've purchased MOC On-Demand, have gone through the training and decided that you still want a live class. Just pay difference between MOC On-Demand course and and the Instructor-Led Training (ILT) class and you can have a seat in our live class. Get both self-study and live, instructor-led training for the retail price of the instructor-led class alone!

Paying with Software Assurance Training Vouchers (SATV)
For Microsoft Enterprise customers paying with Software Assurance Vouchers, the cost of this class is 3 vouchers--this includes access to the self-study materials, the student workbook, 24/7 access to an online expert, and a corresponding exam voucher, if applicable, upon request.

Do You Still Prefer a Live, Instructor-led Class?
Already know MOC On-Demand is not right for you? We also offer this same course content in a live, instructor-led format. For more details, click on the link below:
20778 Instructor-led


The main purpose of the course is to give students a good understanding of data analysis with Power BI. The course includes creating visualizations, the Power BI Service, and the Power BI Mobile App. This course uses Power BI Desktop, the Power BI cloud-based service and Excel 2016.

Audience profile
The course will likely be attended by SQL Server report creators who are interested in alternative methods of presenting data.

Before attending this course, students must have:
Excellent knowledge of relational databases and reporting.
Some basic knowledge of data warehouse schema topology (including star and snowflake schemas).
Some exposure to basic programming constructs (such as looping and branching).
An awareness of key business priorities such as revenue, profitability, and financial accounting is desirable.
Familiarity with Microsoft Office applications particularly Excel.

At course completion
After completing this course, students will be able to:
Perform Power BI desktop data transformation.
Describe Power BI desktop modelling.
Create a Power BI desktop visualization.
Implement the Power BI service.
Describe how to connect to Excel data.
Describe how to collaborate with Power BI data.
Connect directly to data stores.
Describe the Power BI developer API.
Describe the Power BI mobile app.

Course Outline

Module 1: Power BI Desktop Data Transformations
This module describes how to import data into Power BI.
What is Power BI?
Power BI data
Lab : Import Data to Power BI
Import data to Power BI desktop
Import data from CSV files
Import data from a less structured file

Module 2: Power BI Desktop Modeling
This module introduces Power BI desktop modeling.
Optimizing data models
Lab : Manage Power BI data
Manage table relationships
Last year comparison
Year to date
Market share
Optimize the data model

Module 3: Power BI Desktop Visualization
At the end of this module students will be able to create a Power BI desktop visualization.
Visualizing your data
Working with multiple visualizations
Lab : Create reports with visualizations
Cross-tabular reports
Part-to-Whole reports
Relationship reports
Trend reports
Rank reports

Module 4: Power BI Service
This module describes how to implement the Power BI service.
Working with the Power BI service
Configuring a dashboard
Viewing a Power BI Dashboard
Lab : Implementing the Power BI service
Upload a Power BI report
Share a Power BI dashboard
Configure data refresh

Module 5: Working with Excel
This module describes how to connect to Excel as a source of data.
Importing data from excel
Analyzing data in Excel
Lab : Working with Excel
Uploading an Excel file with an Excel table
Uploading an Excel file with a data model

Module 6: Organization Content Packs, Security, and groups
This module describes how to collaborate with Power BI data.
Content packs
Lab : Working with Organization Content Packs
Create a content pack
Edit a content pack
Share a content pack

Module 7: Direct Connectivity
This module describes various connectivity options using Power BI.
Cloud data
Connecting to analysis services
Lab : Direct Connectivity
Direct connectivity from Power BI desktop
Direct connectivity from the Power BI service

Module 8: Developer API
This module describes the developer API within Power BI.
The developer API
Custom visuals
Lab : Using the developer API
Using custom visuals

Module 9: Power BI mobile app
This module describes the Power BI mobile app.
The Power BI mobile app
Using the Power BI mobile app
Power BI embedded

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